Cancelled – Beaver Valley Valley West

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04/09/2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Cancelled - Beaver Valley Valley West

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking area on Grey Road 30, km 74.8 to car pool to the start of the hike on Johnston's Road. Map 26
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
Length of Hike: approx. 5 km

Description

This hike meanders up and down along the escarpment with views and crossings of spring waterways.  Depending on the winter we have, we may use snowshoes or just boots.  It may be muddy, so gaiters would be a good choice.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

Participant Guidelines

  1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
  2. Please arrive 15 minutes before start of hike.
  3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
  4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
  5. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
  6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
  7. Please leave dogs at home.
  8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr